Posted on November 30th, 2012 by talgranite

November 16 P.A. Day Tournament Results

On November 16, 2012, over 85 children participated in our first P.A. Day Tournament of the 2012-13 school year. Awards were given out to the top winners in each section, as well as the top winners in each grade. For a full list of the tournament results by section, please consult the Chess Federation of Canada’s…

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Posted on October 25th, 2012 by talgranite

Fall Tournaments and Winter Camp registration now open!

Registration is now open for our November 16 and December 7 P.A. Day Tournaments, as well as for our Winter Chess Camp, which runs from January 2 to 4, 2013. Our all-day tournaments for SK to Grade 8 kids are not to be missed! Our trained instructors engage children in group and individual tournaments and other chess…

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Posted on September 10th, 2012 by talgranite

The CIC’s got a new look!

The CIC staff have been hard at work over the summer on a new and improved website! Some of the highlights include an easy-to-read calendar, as well as a much improved registration process. Our secure online registration system makes signing your children up easy and secure. You can even create an account that will store…

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Posted on August 27th, 2012 by talgranite

6th Annual National Chess Camp

Canada’s premier chess camp, the National Chess Camp took place from August 19 to 25 this summer at Camp Wahanowin, on the beautiful shores of Lake Couchiching near Orillia, Ontario. The 6th annual overnight camp attracted chess enthusiasts from far and wide to hone their skills with the help of CIC President and Founder, Ted…

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Posted on July 23rd, 2012 by talgranite

Toronto International 2012

The Chess Institute hosted the Toronto International 2012, which ran from July 15 to 20 this year. Over one hundred people competed in the tournament, held at the Annex Chess Club. After 7 rounds, visiting International Grandmaster Wesley So from the Philippines took the Crown section with 6.0/7. A Chess Institute of Canada instructor and arbiter extraordinaire, Geordie Derraugh,…

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Posted on July 20th, 2012 by talgranite

CIC Chess & Sports Camp a success

Today is the last day of Chess & Sports Camp in Toronto. Nearly 45 children participated in the three-week camp, which not only improved their chess skills, but kept the kids active with lots of summer sports activities.  Campers even got the opportunity to learn circus tricks, participate in a drum circle, and touch snakes…

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